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TikTok User Arrested for Allegedly Sharing “Leaked” UCE Exam Papers

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A TikTok content creator, known by the alias Fresh Karim on social media, has been apprehended by the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) and the police for purportedly sharing daily updates on “leaked” S.4 examination papers via his social media accounts.

Sseguya Karim, the individual behind the online persona Fresh Karim, was taken into custody after gaining popularity for disseminating what he claimed were leaked Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) papers. UNEB spokesperson Jennifer Kalule Musamba revealed that the arrest occurred subsequent to Fresh Karim sharing what was identified as a falsified history paper on social media.

The TikTok personality utilized his platform to encourage followers to send him WhatsApp messages, supposedly to include them in a group where he promised additional details about the leaked S.4 exam papers.

A perusal of his social media accounts showcased multiple posts where he purportedly shared various papers alleged to be leaked UNEB exams for the ongoing UCE exams.

UNEB disclosed that Sseguya distributed these alleged leaked exams on his TikTok and Instagram accounts, rapidly amassing a substantial following, including S.4 candidates seeking access to the supposed leaked exams.

However, Sseguya’s activities were short-lived as he was arrested a day after sharing what he claimed to be the history paper.

During interrogation, Sseguya admitted to the police that his intention was to gather a large following that could potentially generate income for him.

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“He confessed that he would obtain previously passed UNEB papers, modify the front page by adding the year 2023, and create video clips to share with his followers,” mentioned Kalule.

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The TikTok user is set to face court charges for unauthorized possession of what he alleged to be UNEB exam papers.

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The UNEB spokesperson cautioned the public against engaging in any form of exam malpractice, including providing external assistance to candidates, enabling collusion or copying by candidates, smuggling unauthorized materials into examination rooms, impersonation, or script substitution. Participation in these or any other forms of malpractice is considered an offense. Those found guilty of aiding and abetting malpractice are subject to a fine between 20-40 million shillings or imprisonment ranging from 5-10 years under section 25 of the UNEB Act 2021.

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Hope Alice Birungi, Honored with Black History Month Appreciation Award

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In a heartwarming celebration of dedication and service, Hope Birungi, the esteemed President  of  African Descent Ontario (ADSON) , has been awarded the prestigious Black History Month Appreciation Award. This recognition stands as a testament to Birungi’s unwavering commitment to uplifting communities and transforming lives.

Birungi’s remarkable leadership at African Descent Ontario (ADSON)  has been characterized by a deep-rooted passion for social change and a relentless drive to advocate for marginalized groups. Through her visionary initiatives, she has spearheaded numerous programs aimed at empowering individuals and fostering inclusivity.

From educational initiatives to economic empowerment projects, Birungi has consistently demonstrated a profound understanding of the diverse needs within the community. Her innovative approaches and tireless efforts have touched the lives of countless individuals, inspiring hope and catalyzing positive change.

“We are incredibly proud to congratulate Hope Birungi on receiving this well-deserved award,” remarked a spokesperson for ADSON. “Her dedication to serving others and making a meaningful impact embodies the spirit of Black History Month. Hope’s leadership is a beacon of light, guiding us towards a future where equality and justice prevail.”

Birungi’s influence extends far beyond the borders of African Descent Ontario (ADSON) , resonating deeply within the community and beyond. Her ability to bring people together and foster collaboration has been instrumental in addressing pressing social issues and driving sustainable development.

Reflecting on her achievement, Birungi expressed gratitude for the support and collaboration of her colleagues and community members. “This award is a testament to the collective effort of everyone who has contributed to our mission,” she stated. “Together, we have the power to effect positive change and build a brighter future for all.”

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As Birungi continues to lead with compassion and determination, her impact will undoubtedly continue to ripple throughout the community, inspiring others to join in the pursuit of social justice and equality. Her unwavering dedication serves as a beacon of hope, reminding us all of the profound difference that one individual can make in the world.

In recognition of her outstanding contributions and unwavering commitment to serving the community, Hope Birungi stands as a shining example of leadership, compassion, and resilience. Congratulations once again on this well-deserved honor. Your legacy of impact will continue to inspire generations to come.

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Bukedde Journalist Lemisa Moses Allegedly Tortured by Police, UJA Calls for Urgent Action

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The Uganda Journalists Association (UJA) has raised alarm over the alleged torture of senior journalist Lemisa Moses, affiliated with Bukedde Paper-Vision Group, who was reportedly brutalized into a coma by two police officers at Kapapaali Mulago Police post on Thursday, February 22, 2024.

Kabuye Ronald, speaking on behalf of UJA in a press release, provided a detailed account of the incident. According to Kabuye, Moses was violently apprehended by two officers during an eviction operation while pursuing a story in the same area. He was then charged with criminal trespass on the police post.

The distressing aspect, as highlighted by Kabuye, was the deliberate force used by the arresting officers. Moses was forcefully pushed to the ground, resulting in severe head injuries and bruises on various parts of his body. Furthermore, his camera, phone, and identification card were confiscated, along with money taken from his pocket.

Subsequently, Moses lost consciousness and nearly succumbed to his injuries while detained in police cells. It was only after other detainees demanded medical attention for him that he was finally transferred to a nearby health facility.

Kabuye emphasized the illegality and violation of Moses’ rights, as well as the broader infringement on press freedom. UJA has called upon the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to investigate the two officers involved and take disciplinary action within one week from Friday, February 23, 2024.

Additionally, UJA demands that the officers issue a formal apology to Moses, compensate him for his damaged equipment, cover his medical expenses, and return the confiscated money.

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In the absence of a satisfactory response, UJA has warned of potential demonstrations by journalists to protest against increasing impunity and has expressed readiness to pursue legal avenues to address the matter.

The incident has sparked outrage within the journalistic community, highlighting concerns about the safety and protection of journalists in the line of duty. UJA’s swift response underscores the urgency of addressing such violations and upholding the principles of press freedom and human rights.

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Killer Mike’s Son Undergoes Kidney Transplant Amid Grammy Highs and Arrest

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The past 48 hours have been eventful for Atlanta rapper Killer Mike. Following the release of his first solo album in over a decade, “MICHAEL,” last year, the Outkast collaborator and Run The Jewels member found himself at the center of attention with three Grammy wins. While the recognition for Best Rap Album and Best Rap Song and Performance for “Scientists & Engineers” brought a triumphant moment, it was marred by an unexpected incident at the Grammys pre-show where videos circulated online showing Mike being escorted out in handcuffs by the police.

Details about the arrest were initially scarce, but it later emerged that he was taken into custody following an encounter with event security. Released on the same day, Killer Mike opted to focus more on his Grammy victories than the arrest when questioned by the media.

Now, a new development in the rapper’s life takes center stage, involving his 21-year-old son. According to TMZ, Killer Mike’s son underwent a kidney transplant earlier today. The young man had been on the transplant waitlist for three years before being moved up last year. While details about the ongoing situation are limited, this development adds a layer of personal significance to Killer Mike’s recent highs and challenges.

When addressing his Grammy arrest, Killer Mike kept his response succinct, stating, “We hit a speed bump, and then we head back to the party.” His initial Grammy win was more than 15 years ago, a collaboration with Outkast, and this recent trio of wins marked a triumphant return. As Killer Mike navigates the complexities of his personal and professional life, thoughts and well-wishes pour in from fans. Share your thoughts on Killer Mike’s son’s kidney transplant amid these contrasting moments in the comments section below.

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